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PEI Minister Eyes Unique Licence Plates for Offenders

PERSONAL PRIVACY

December 21, 2012

Prince Edward Island Transportation Minister Robert Vessey is considering a system requiring convicted drunk drivers to hang distinctive licence plates from their vehicles for the purpose of notifying the public, The Globe and Mail reports. Vessey said he is trying to “think outside the box” and the system is not an attempt at shaming drivers, the report states. A representative from the Canadian Civil Liberal Association said, “It definitely raises privacy and dignity concerns.”
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